This training is intended for U.S. Criminal Justice
Practitioners. Please register using your agency-issued email.
This course promotes a
multi-agency approach to the problem of financial exploitation of senior
citizens. Bringing together law enforcement personnel and adult protective
services investigators, the course enhances students' investigative skills and
interviewing techniques while facilitating networking and cooperation that can
extend out of the classroom and into real cases. Topics include recognizing
elder abuse, working with victims, identifying perpetrators, and resources for
investigation and community awareness. Students work together to conduct a mock
investigation into a hypothetical case.
Key concepts covered in this course include:
• Financial investigation basics
• Senior victims
• Hands-on experience
complete this course and pass the post test are eligible for 1.0 point toward
the CECFE certification.
This is a basic course intended for first responders of elder abuse. Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is recommended.
To receive a certificate upon completion
of this course, the following must be completed:
• Score of 80% or above on post-test
• Submission of a PowerPoint presentation
All classes are subject to cancellation
up to 45 days before the start of class if the minimum class registration
threshold is not met.
hands-on practical exercises are intensive, critical to understanding the
material being taught, and required to successfully complete the class. If your
computer hardware does not meet the mandatory requirements listed below, your
experience in taking the class will be less than ideal and may also impact other
students while the instructors take time to troubleshoot hardware and software
Mandatory Operating System
• Operating system. Your computer must be running Microsoft Windows 10 or macOS v10.12 or
later. Make sure your operating system is fully updated prior to class.
Smartphones and tablets are prohibited.
Mandatory Software Requirements
Chrome. The recommended browser to launch our virtual lab
• Webex Meetings. Required to enter our live
online training environment, Webex Training Center.
• Webex Chrome Extension. Required to launch our
live online training environment, Webex Training Center, and works hand-in-hand
with the Webex Meetings application.
• Microsoft PowerPoint
• Dual monitors
. Having dual monitors is strongly recommended.
You will need one monitor to join the online classroom,
view presentations, see the instructor’s shared screen, and interact with
the instructor(s). The second monitor is needed to join and complete hands-on
practical exercises. Multiple computers can also work as a substitute to having multiple
• Hard-wired, high-speed
Internet connection. A wireless Internet connection may be sufficient,
however, a wired connection will improve latency and buffering, and will also
provide better connection speeds and stability overall.
• Microphone and speakers. This is an interactive, live training class and a microphone
is required to interact with the instructor(s), ask questions, give answers, and
provide insights to help enhance the overall class experience. We recommend a
headset, headphones, or earbuds to eliminate feedback and echo when using your
If you have
any questions regarding the mandatory minimum hardware requirements, please